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I’m joining The Novelry!


Posted on August 9, 2022

I’m thrilled to announce that from this September, I’m joining The Novelry as a writing coach for children’s fiction. I’ll be offering guidance and advice to aspiring children’s writers, alongside Pol…

Sophie Thompson to narrate The Wild Before


Posted on November 19, 2021

I am over the moon to announce that the fabulous Sophie Thompson will be recording The Wild Before! The unabridged audiobook of The Wild Before will be available as a digital download at £21.99, relea…

The Child in the Snow trailer released


Posted on November 18, 2021

Wilton’s Music Hall and Lanson’s have released their exclusive trailer for The Child in the Snow, my stage premiere of Elizabeth Gaskell’s famous seasonal ghost story, starring Debbie Chazen and Safiy…

BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award announced


Posted on November 9, 2021

Today, BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, has presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to the playwright, poet, and children’s writer John Agard. John is the first poet to receive…

There May Be A Play!


Posted on August 19, 2021

It has been a long journey but well worth the wait – I am so excited that one of my books closest to my heart, There May Be a Castle, has been adapted for the stage by Barb Jungr and Samantha Lane, wi…